Introduction to Italic Calligraphy

With DIY craft kit delivered to you

Learn Italic Calligraphy using a broad nib and ink at home

Cyrus Pang

Cyrus Pang
(Not Just A Card Pty Ltd)

5.0 (2)

1.5 hours Class size 6 to 15     label $75 - $100 ($75 for Class only, no box, $100 for Class and box)

How it works
Request your preferred time
We'll send a ClassBento Box to you (a craft kit with what you'll need). Shipping is free, and it should arrive within 2-9 business days. We ship nationwide.
Enjoy the online class - after booking, you'll get a link to join the interactive class.

This live online class is tailored for people who are interested to learn one of the most beautiful and elegant styles - Italic script (lowercase).

No prior calligraphy or lettering experience is necessary, just lots of patience and enthusiasm! This workshop is suitable for those with no experience as well as those who want to refine their existing skills.

After an introduction to the materials, tools and how to set them up, you will learn:

  • How to load the nib with inks
  • Execution and ink flow problems
  • Writing posture and pen grip
  • Fundamental strokes of lowercase letters
  • Forming the lowercase alphabets (minuscules) and thoroughly understanding the shapes of minuscule letters
  • We will go through as many lowercase letters as we can within the 1.5-hour class time, the handout will include all the 26 lowercase letters, so you can practice at home yourself after class.

If you are left-handed please specify when you book as separate materials need to be arranged.

Knowledge required
Absolute beginner-friendly classes which don't require any knowledge.
What you'll get in your craft kit
  • Handouts
  • Guide sheet
  • Writing papers
  • Manuscript straight pen holder
  • One broad nib
  • Walnut ink
What you'll need
  • A pencil or ballpoint pen
  • A glass of water
  • Paper towel
Suitable for

This Box and Live class is great for virtual team building activities at home. This is a fun indoor activity, suitable for adults, and kids (minimum 12 years old). An adult must be present whilst kid(s) engage with the box.

Your teacher
Cyrus Pang
Cyrus Pang
(Not Just A Card Pty Ltd)

5.0 (2)

My name is Cyrus, I am a full-time calligrapher and the store owner of Not Just A Card, a calligraphy specialty shop in Melbourne. I have been teaching and selling calligraphy materials online since 2016 and recently opened a brick and mortar shop in April 2019 here in Melbourne. I graduated from RMIT University with a bachelor’s degree in Communication Design and later completed a master's degree in Visual Communication at Monash University. I can teach the following classes:

• Box Making
• Italic
• Gothic (Fraktur)
• Copperplate

Photos are available on my website or please contact me for more information.

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